Definition: This entry includes three subfields. Total area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Area map
Troon selected to manage The Royal Country Clubs in Chicago-area
World Golf - 12/11/2014 5:57:59 PM
Troon, the leader in upscale golf course management, development, and marketing is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage The Royal Country Clubs, a collection of four esteemed Chicago-area clubs ... partnering with the world's best golf ...
World's overlooked countries to buy second citizenship, residency
CNN - 7/1/2013 3:56:43 AM
Anyone in the world can apply for citizenship, save one country ... An Austrian passport easily gives that option by opening many borders. The country is a member of the Schengen Area with its 26 countries spanning most of western Europe sharing common ...
China is the world's second-largest country by land area!
Pakistan Defence - 5/2/2013 11:58:53 PM
what happens if you hypothetically exclude tibet, uyghur and inner mongolia? thats 4 million square km right there. if you add the adjoining sichuan, qinghai, gansu then thats roughly 60% of China. why ethnic minority provinces make up such a large chunk ...
Journal-World All-Area Cross Country: Boys
LJWORLD - 12/3/2011 8:24:39 AM
• Kain Anderson, Free State senior — raced to second place at Class 6A state championship, posting a 15:55.1 at Rim Rock Farm. • Dawson Colglazier, Santa Fe Trail junior — won three meets this year, dropped his personal record by 42 seconds and ...
Washington: A world apart
Washington Post - 11/8/2013 11:55:28 PM
“I’ve come a long way,” said Farley, 46, pondering her path from a refugee camp to one of the country’s most affluent and educated Zip codes. “This is a wonderful area. I’m not sure ... different backgrounds and world views.
490 - Map of the World's Countries Rearranged by Population
Big Think - 2/16/2011 11:55:33 PM
The holiday season is a zone of attrition in which a lot of folks get dumped by their significant others. In a post from earlier today, Alice Pfeiffer of The Guardian says to let your wardrobe help you through...
Largest Country of the World by Area
Meri News - 7/30/2014 11:57:20 PM
Russia is the largest country in the world by total area covering more than one eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia's total area is 17,075,400 square kilometres. Country has the world's largest forest reserves. With more than 143 million ...
Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone is battling to contain the virus, but one area of the country remains untouched
The Independent - 10/15/2014 8:24:19 PM
It is a poor place, dependent on small farms and gold mines, the largest of the country's 14 districts by land size and home to 265,000 residents. It borders Guinea, where the current Ebola outbreak began and first spilt over into Sierra Leone. Koinadugu ...
World’s first five country protected area to conserve “Europe’s Amazon”
WWF Panda - 3/24/2011 11:55:49 PM
Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia today signed a historic declaration to establish a trans-boundary UNESCO Biosphere Reserve to protect their shared nature and wildlife along the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers, “Europe’s Amazon”.
Dawn - 12/22/2014 6:17:45 AM
It is the richest country in the OECD and has the highest GDP per capita, currently estimated at $116,752. With over 2,800bn euros in assets under management and the largest private banking centre in the eurozone with 300bn euros, it is the world’s ...
Country shows confidence in having its say
China Daily - 12/22/2014 8:05:07 AM
The former incubated the China-proposed new security concept for Asia, while President Xi Jinping promoted the Free Trade Area of the Asia ... lies in its "titles" - the world's second-largest economy, biggest developing country and emerging power, and ...
World’s population increasingly urban with more than half living in urban areas
UN News Centre - 7/10/2014 3:31:20 PM
These three countries will account for 37 per cent of the projected growth of the world’s urban population between 2014 and 2050 ... The New York-Newark area and Cairo complete the top ten most populous urban areas with around 18.5 million inhabitants ...
Ebola Death Toll in Three African Countries Hits 7,373: WHO
NDTV - 12/20/2014 9:14:54 PM
Geneva: The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization ... as part of "Operation Western Area Surge", and public gatherings would ...
World becomes ‘much smaller,’ learning is broadened for area families hosting students from other countries
Grand Forks Herald - 11/25/2014 3:57:58 AM
For Sherrie and Dan Schaefer, Kim is the daughter they never had. Kim, 24, has lived with the Schaefers for a little more than three years. She came to Grand Forks from Seoul, South Korea, to enroll in the air traffic control and commercial pilot program ...
Global Forest Resources Assessment
fao.org - 3/17/2010 11:53:10 PM
In 2005, the world’s total forest area is estimated at 3 952 million hectares, which corresponds to about 30% of the land area. Ten countries with largest forest area This figure shows the ten countries with largest forest area 2005. These ten countries ...